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Soutron Global

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1653 Aryana Drive
Encinitas, California 92014
United States
Phone: 760-870-4243
Fax: 760-634-3665
Web site:

Board of Directors

  • Tony Saadat -- President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Graham Beastall -- Chairman and Managing Director


  • Tony Saadat -- President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Graham Beastall -- Chairman and Managing Director
  • Graham Partridge -- Research and Development Director

Company Ownership

Soutron Global is privately owned by its founder Tony Saadat.

Library automation systems

Soutron Global offers the following Integrated Library Systems:

  • Soutron (4 libraries, 4 facilities in
    Public libraries: 0
    Academic libraries: 0
    School libraries: 0
    1 libraries have migrated away from this system.

A total of 4 library facilities included in use an ILS provided by Soutron Global.

Corporate Chronology

Selected Articles from Library Technology Guides

The following are a sample of articles related to the major events in the corporate history of Soutron Global, or you can view all articles related to the company from Library Technology Guides.

Breeding, Marshall, Smart Libraries Newsletter (April 2012). Soutron Global: New Competition in Special Library Automation

Industry veteran Tony Saadat has launched a new company Soutron Global that will specialize in providing library automation solutions for special libraries in the United States and Canada. This new company was founded in partnership with Soutron Limited, a UK-based company that has been involved in various aspects of special library automation since 1985. The companies will evolve toward a unified organization with its global headquarters in Encinitas, California.

Soutron Global News

Tuesday May 22, 2018

All 45 Press Releases from Soutron Global

10 most recent items:

May 8, 2018. Connect with Soutron Global at SLA 2018; Learn about Cost-Effective ILS, Archive and KM Solutions to Increase Your Value and Efficiency. International library transformation company Soutron Global announces its attendance at the 2018 SLA Annual Conference and Information Expo held in Baltimore, MD. The Special Libraries Association annual conference is one of the leading events for information professionals and industry leaders. <<more>>

November 15, 2016. Soutron Globalís Tony Saadat to interview author Guy St. Clair about Knowledge Services ó The Book. International library transformation company Soutron Global has announced a special webinar for Wednesday, December 7, 2016. Soutron Global President and CEO, Tony Saadat, will interview Guy St. Clair, President and Consulting Specialist at SMR International about knowledge services, the topic of St. Clairís new book, Knowledge Services: A Strategic Framework for the 21st Century Organization. <<more>>

July 7, 2015. Maskwacis Cultural College selects Soutron for collection development and librarian training program. Soutron Global announced that Maskwacis Cultural College has selected Soutron for their indigenous collection development and librarian training program. Maskwacis is an Indigenous Peopleís Cultural College based in Alberta, Canada. The college bases their philosophy, process and functioning on the values, wisdom, teachings and beliefs of the Plains Cree Culture. <<more>>

May 26, 2015. SLA Past-President Guy St. Clair discusses Transforming Libraries: The First Knowledge-Sharing Tool Designed for Special Libraries. Soutron Global announces its sponsorship of a new SLA seminar discussing The First Knowledge-Sharing Tool Designed for Special Libraries. The seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, June 16th, from 10:15Ė11:15 am at Boston Convention Centre, Room 206B, during the SLA 2015 Conference. SLA Past President Guy St. Clair (SMR International) will be the guest speaker. <<more>>

April 21, 2015. Neftex (Halliburton-Landmark) selects Soutron Global to better meet library clientís needs. Soutron Global announces that industry leader Neftex (Halliburton-Landmark), one of the largest geoscience consultancies in the world that delivers sequence stratigraphic products and consultancy, has converted to Soutron. <<more>>

March 16, 2015. Cook, Yancey, King and Galloway, APLC simplify library operations with Soutron, replacing EOS/SirsiDynix. Soutron Global announces that the law firm Cook, Yancey, King and Galloway, APLC has transformed their library operations by converting from EOS to Soutron. <<more>>

November 13, 2014. Soutron selected by The Egypt Exploration Society. International library transformation company Soutron Global announces that The Egypt Exploration Society has selected Soutron as their long-term library management solution provider. <<more>>

August 5, 2014. International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation selects Soutron flexibility and global ease of access cited as deciding factors. Soutron Global announces that The International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation has selected Soutron as its Library and Knowledge Management System of choice. <<more>>

July 22, 2014. Full-Service law firm Bishop and McKenzie LLP selects Soutron for Library Management. Soutron Global announced that Bishop and McKenzie LLP, a client-focused, full-service law firm has selected Soutron as their global library management solution. Bishop and McKenzie is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and houses a diverse collection spanning over 100 years worth of legal resources. <<more>>

June 5, 2014. LAC Group Expands Innovative Library as a Service Platform with Soutron Global. Soutron Global announces that LAC Group, the Leader in Information Curation and Knowledge Management, has expanded its Library as a Service platform for law firms and corporations by forming a solutions alliance with Soutron Global. With the addition of the transformative Soutron library and knowledge management solutions, LACís LaaS now includes a spectrum of capabilities encompassing traditional on-site staffing and library management as well as cloud-based content delivery platforms and LACís distributed network of North American and UK-based researchers, librarians and information specialists. LaaS is designed to enable a more agile, just-in-time model to clients. <<more>>